Walmart Display of Prepaid Cards

    How to Choose a Reloadable Prepaid Debit Card

    Getting a prepaid debit card that meets your financial needs and offers low fees can be a chore. With this guide, we walk you through the key factors and considerations on how to choose a prepaid debit card. The number of prepaid debit cards has grown considerably over the past few years. That’s great for […]


    Transfer Money from Bank Account to Prepaid Card

    How to Transfer Money from a Bank Account to a Prepaid Debit Card

    A simple and free way to load cash onto a prepaid debit card is to use a bank transfer. You can transfer money online, and it takes just a day or two for the money to become available. In this article, we walk through how to transfer money from a bank account to a prepaid […]


    Paycheck with "Direct Deposit" stamp

    How to Set Up Direct Deposit to a Prepaid Debit Card

    Most reloadable prepaid debit cards accept direct deposit of payroll checks and government benefits. And setting up direct deposit is easy. Here we show you the benefits of and how to set up direct deposit to a prepaid debit card. Direct deposit is electronically depositing a paycheck or government benefit check directly into your prepaid card […]


    The Best (and Worst) Prepaid Card Apps for Android

    Recently, we wrote about the best prepaid card apps for the iPhone. Still, more devices in the U.S. are running on the Android platform. So what about prepaid card apps for Android? We’ve gathered user reviews of the Android apps for some of the most popular prepaid cards that offer an Android app. While many, […]


    Newspaper headlines about changes to the law

    Will New CFPB Regulations Mean Fewer Prepaid Cards?

    Yes, according to the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA), a trade association for the prepaid card industry. In its comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) this week concerning proposed prepaid card disclosure requirements, the NBPCA warned that “[i]f left unchanged, the costs of compliance with just this portion of the Proposed […]